Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trichosirocalus horridus

Trichosirocalus horridus (Panzer, 1801)

on thistles

parasite

Oviposition at the underside of a leaf, near the midrib. The larvae descend as borers via the stem down to the roots. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Asteraceae-Carduinae, narrowly oligophagous

Carduus crispus, nutans & subp. leiophyllus; Cirsium arvense, vulgare; Onopordum acanthium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Ceutorhynchidius horridus; Trichosirocalus mortadelo Alonso-Zarazaga & Sánchez-Ruiz, 2002.

references

Alonso-Zarazaga & Sánchez-Ruiz (2002a), Behne (1981a), Benedikt (2014a) , De Biase, Colonnelli, Belvedere ao (2016a), Boldt & Campobasso (1981a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Compte (1981a), Delbol (2013), Dieckmann (1992a), Forbicioni, Abbazzi, Bellò ao (2019a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2010a), Sert (2009a), Sheppard, Aeschlimann, Sagliocco & Vitou (1995a), Yunakov, Nazarenko, Filimonov & Volovnik (2018a).

Last modified 27.i.2021